Sadaf Mohammed Sayed, better known as Sadha, is an Indian actress who mainly appears in South Indian cinema. Her most notable films include Jayam, Anniyan and Unnale Unnale. She works mostly in Telugu and Tamil films.
She was introduced to the Telugu film industry by director Teja along with Nithin in the film Jayam. Sadha was born to a Muslim family in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra. Her father is a doctor and her mother is a bank executive.
She did her schooling in Ratnagiri’s Sacred Hearts Convent High School and then moved to Mumbai, where she was offered director Teja’s teenage love story Jayam in Telugu which went on to become one of the biggest blockbusters of that year. Sadha is a current resident of Mumbai and has a house in Hyderabad.
After making a remarkable debut with Jayam, Sadha appeared in the Tamil movie Anniyan opposite Vikram directed by Shankar, which is her most successful movie to date. Since then, she has appeared in a number of films across movie industries in India, in different languages including Monalisa in Kannada and Click in Hindi.
In 2014, Sadaa started to judge Dhee Juniors 1 & 2, a famous dance based show produced by Mallemala productions in Telugu. Currently she is judge Dhee Jodi along with Sekhar Master, with each season running over a period of one year.
It’s a weekly show that is aired every Wednesday at 9:30 pm IST on Etv Telugu. She is known for her dressing style in the show. In 2016, Sadha joined as a judge for the 9th season of Jodi No 1 on Vijay Tv.